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Situated on the southern edge of the Peace River region, Grande Prairie is aptly named for the vast and fertile prairie surrounding the City. Grande Prairie has much to offer visitors and residents, from recreation opportunities from shopping and entertainment to world-class recreation facilities.

Play Outside in Grande Prairie

During the spring and summer, you can take advantage of the late night golfing, the largest slo-pitch league in Alberta, and hundreds of kilometres of City and regional trails for biking, hiking and quading. 

City Facilities

The community also has numerous facilities, including the Eastlink Centre, Bear Creek Outdoor Pool, Coca-Cola Centre, Museum and Indoor Soccer Pitch.

Grande Prairie Arts and Performances

World-class acts like Elton John, Keith Urban and Rihanna, have all graced the Revolution Place’s stage. The Grande Prairie Live Theatre produces seven plays each season, as well as concerts, movies and other events. You can curl up with a good book and latte at the state-of-the-art Grande Prairie Public Library or tour an art exhibit at the newly expanded Art Gallery of Grande Prairie. For those looking for a hands-on experience, sign up for a pottery class at the Centre for Creative Arts.

Shopping in Grande Prairie

Grande Prairie is home to many large retailers not often seen in similar sized communities and has attracted national retailers such as:

  • Bed Bath & Beyond, HomeSense, Pier 1 Imports
  • Winners, Wal-Mart, Costco
  • PetSmart, Wholesale Sports, Bouclair and more!

Grande Prairie Facts and Guides

Learn more facts about Grande Prairie by visiting our Quick Stats page or flipping through the 2016 Relocation Guide (14MB).

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Last updated: 5/13/2016 4:43:33 PM